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  1. says:

    'Software engineering' tries hard to be a 'real science' In the last four decades some claims have gained general acceptance 10x developers exist and defects become costly to fix the later they're discovered These claims are often followed by a list of imposing citationsIn The Leprechauns of Software Engineering Laurent

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    This is a confusing and ultimately uite frustrating book The basic premise is good the software development field is full of received wisdom that has mutated over time from simple reasonable hypotheses to being treated as established fact supported by research But when you dig under the surface a little you discover that the research didn’t actually say what everyone thinks but it’s been uoted enough times often by people who should

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    This book debunks many myths in software engineers it's a great read and challenges what we know about our industry I recommended this to a friend of back and he said Nobody should write anything about software engineering without reading this bookI read this book in 2013 and really liked it; I can't talk about the updates since 2013

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    This is one of those books that should have been a blog post or few The author argues some “established facts” in software engi

  5. says:

    Are you in IT? If so you must read this book There're a plenty of fallacies circulating which are based on unverified statements This book busts most popular but which is important it teaches an industry newcomer or even a seasoned

  6. says:

    Well researched debunking of some of the most stubborn myths in software engineering combined with a thorough case for critical thinking in software engineering For some reason I was constantly reminded of Facts and Fallacies of Software Engineering as one of the possible offenders I should probably reread thatIf I have to pick a negative point with this book it's the uality of writing which is easily overcome

  7. says:

    A brilliant book While the presentation could use some touching up the contents are well worth the modest Leanpub price This should be mandatory reading to anyone who has even a passing interest in software development methods

  8. says:

    TL;DR Bassavit demonstrates that several widely cited claims about software engineering are not really rooted in convincing empirical evidenceI'm impressed by the research and the clarity of thought He uite successfully take

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    pretty much what I got from this is that you can't trust a lot of meme rules of thumb in software engineering the science sucks and is not a good fit for our industry our work is too complex and hard to measure the examples give some ideas about how you can debunk a lot of software engineering research and call out the BS it's a short book dense and not an easy read and a little expensive but worth it for originality it pairs well with s

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    If you've ever felt like there is something fundamentally wrong with the way software is developed in a projectenterprise environment then this book is for you The author shows you how a few cornerstones of the software engineerings discipline are fundamentally flawed It's a pretty uick read and I enjoyed it

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